Brookline Green Dog Program Parks
For those looking for dog parks in Brookline, the Green Dog Program allows for unleashed dog at certain parks. There are currently 14 parks under the Brookline Green Dog Program, which allow dog owners to unleash dogs for specific hours and times of the year. To participate in the program you must register at the Brookline Parks and Recreation Department and pay a $50 annual fee.
Parks Under The Green Dog Program
Here are the parks that are listed under Brookline’s Green Dog Park (updated for 2021). Parks not listed below will required leashed dogs at all times.
Dawn to 9 AM
Brookline parks with off-leash hours from dawn-9 am.
Coolidge Playground is a small park in North Cambridge with a decent-sized field for your pup to run around.
Emerson Garden is a quiet family-friendly park with plenty of seating, a modern play area – bring kids and dogs.
This neighborhood park has something for everyone, including a large field for dogs.
One of the best views of the city skyline, this park also has a large open field.
Located on top of Brookline’s Aspinwall Hill, this fenced-in park has a nice open field that’s perfect for dogs.
A park that serves as a little league field can also be used as a large fenced-in area to let take your dog off-leash.
Boylston Street Playground
This park is close to Brookline Village, and provides a fenced-in area for dogs.
Another park for dogs in Brookline, this park has nice fields and places to sit and relax.
Dawn to 1 PM
Brookline parks with off-leash hours from dawn-1 pm.
At Larz Anderson Park, dogs can only be off-leash at the top of the hill area, on the Avon Street side of the park. From December-February, unleashed dogs are allowed dusk-dawn.
Part of Brookline’s “Green Dog Program” allowing for off-leash hours, this is a popular park for dog owners, with a large fenced area. From December-February, unleashed dogs are allowed dusk-dawn.
Downes Field has a little league field which allows for unleashed dogs, however, there are no dogs allowed in fenced portion of park with track. From December-February, unleashed dogs are allowed dusk-dawn.
As one of Brookline’s larger parks, Amory Playground has a spacious field for dogs to roam. This is a well-frequented spot for dog owners to visit. Dog walking is not permitted in Hall’s Pond Sanctuary.
A large park with space for dogs to roam, Warren Field is a great family-friendly park with sports amenities and a play area that kids will love.
Griggs Park is a good-sized peaceful green space in Brookline that has a walking path loop, shaded areas, and lovely greenery. Keep in mind this park is not fully enclosed.